TITLE

Fibrosing mediastinitis as a cause of superior vena cava syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Bays, Simon; Rajakaruna, Chanaka; Sheffield, Ed; Morgan, Anthony
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Aug2004, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p453
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Fibrosing mediastinitis is a rare, chronic inflammatory process that can cause superior vena cava syndrome, and can mimic malignancy. We present two cases of this disease where surgical resection was not possible and review the treatment options.
ACCESSION #
14036771

 

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